welfare

Reader Input: Writer: ‘Put me in charge’

Put me in charge of food stamps. I’d get rid of Lone Star cards; no cash for Ding Dongs or Ho Ho’s, just money for 50-pound bags of rice and beans, blocks of cheese and ...

Reader Input: Welfare well never runs dry

We are always hearing about how Social Security is going to run out of money. How come we never hear about welfare running out of money? What’s interesting is that the fi ...

Reader Input: Entitlement is endemic in US

We are an entitlement country. Entitlements include aid from the government like Social Security, food stamps, welfare, etc. I believe this is one of the reasons why Mitt Romney ...

Reader Input: House of cards now leaning

There’s an expenditure of $660 million, almost two-thirds of a billion taxpayer dollars, wasted to date. And all we’ve got to show for it is a non-functional Obamacare ...

Reader input: Walmart creates a welfare society

What will be the public cost when Walmart comes to Auburn and provides its typically low wages to those employed by the enterprise? While management may earn a living wage, it may ...

Time to think about clean-up

In response to Rocky Warren’s letter, “Let’s start with a clean slate,” (Reader Input, June 28): I can’t recall when I’ve read a Journal letter that has not been, for t ...

Fund minimum income for all

It is time to clean up the welfare mess. A massive streamlining is needed. A minimum income level, for all, is logical to me. An adult should have a minimum net income regardles ...

Golden State losing its luster

This letter is for those who have an “eat the rich” mentality. Resenting those wealthier than you is the hallmark of a true second-rater. Unfortunately, California is full of ...

Government should not be providing for our welfare

Thank you to the writer who listed the enormous amounts of money being earmarked in the present “stimulus” package for various expenditures (Mitch Olson, Your Views, Feb. 1). ...